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Take a Look at the History of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in Photos

Town and Country Logo By Leah Silverman, Logan Sykes of Town and Country | Slide 1 of 31: 95 years ago, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade officially became the kick-off to the holiday season. It would be difficult to find an American household that didn't, at one point or another, tune in to the annual spectacular on the last Thursday in November for festive performances that help the day along as the family waits for the turkey and stuffing to be cooked. To see how the tradition has changed in its nearly 100 years, here's a look back at the parade's humble beginnings.

Ninety-five years ago, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade officially became the kick-off to the holiday season. It would be difficult to find an American household that didn't, at one point or another, tune in to the annual spectacular on the last Thursday in November for festive performances that help the day along as the family waits for the turkey and stuffing to be cooked. To see how the tradition has changed in its nearly 100 years, here's a look back at the parade's humble beginnings.

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